Trench warfare in East: Ukraine inflicts heavy casualties on Russian army
Created: 06/22/2022, 14:23
By: Daniel Dillmann
Russia remains in control of Ukraine's Black Sea coast.
But with the help of new weapon systems, that could change.
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Fighting in the east:
The Ukraine war turns into a bitter trench warfare in the east of the country.
Casualties are heavy on both sides.
Battle of the Black Sea:
Ukraine reports a successful attack on Russian units stationed on Snake Island.
News and an overview of Russian losses in the Ukraine conflict in our ticker.
Kyiv - The armed forces of Ukraine have apparently managed to inflict serious losses on the Russian fleet.
According to the high command in the south of the country, the Russian units stationed on Snake Island were able to inflict considerable damage.
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Satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies confirm that fierce fighting must have taken place on Snake Island in the Black Sea.
Large-scale devastation can clearly be seen on parts of the island.
According to research by the
, at least one Russian army control tower was also said to have been destroyed.
Ukraine-News: Russia suffers casualties on Snake Island
In the past few days, Russia has admitted drone attacks on its own troops, who in turn are stationed on Snake Island.
However, according to the military leadership in Moscow, the drones were shot down before they were able to cause any major damage.
Days before said attack, Ukraine had already inflicted heavy casualties on the Russian Black Sea Fleet.
According to information from Kyiv, a tugboat from the Russian fleet was destroyed with the help of so-called Harpoon missiles.
A few weeks ago, the Russian Navy's flagship, the guided missile cruiser Moskva, was sunk in the Black Sea.
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Meanwhile, while Russia is advancing in eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin's army is suffering increasing casualties.
If the information from Kyiv is to be believed, more than 34,000 Russian soldiers have already died in the Ukraine war.
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Ukraine-News: Russia's losses at a glance
Armed Combat Vehicles: 3614
Artillery systems: 752
Multiple rocket launcher systems: 239
Air defense systems: 99
Unmanned combat drones: 614
Cruise missiles: 137
Cars and other vehicles: 2543
Special vehicles: 60
The information on Russia's losses in the Ukraine war comes from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.
They cannot be independently verified.
The Kremlin itself gives very little information about its own losses.
Mainly thanks to the delivery of new weapon systems, Ukraine hopes to be able to inflict significant losses on Russia in the near future.
A spokesman for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense said the howitzers that Germany had delivered to Ukraine were already at the front.
In addition, the United States has announced the delivery of further Harpoon missile systems.